Technical Lead/ Architect – Digital

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:07 Jan, 2019
Role Title: Technical Lead/ Architect – Digital
Location:    Newbury

As a bold global technology leader, our products and services touch the lives of millions, as well as lending a huge helping hand to some of the country’s most crucial organisations. 

From contactless payments to connecting emergency services, our technology delivers some truly exciting initiatives, not to mention the incredible connections we make on a global level every single day. We rely on the brightest sparks to help us deliver new innovations. So if you believe, like we do, that technology can help us imagine, create and realise a more connected future – then we need you to help us achieve that goal! 

We’re focused on building the best network, providing a knockout digital experience and giving back the very best to our business customers.  What links us all together is that we are all customer obsessed, innovation hungry and ambitious! Are you?    

Our Team:

The Enterprise IT Solutions Architecture department caters to IT needs of vertical business units in Vodafone Group Enterprise that include Vodafone Global Enterprise, Vodafone Carrier Services, Machine-to-Machine / Internet of Things, and Cloud & Hosting Services, each with their own portfolio of products and services, and relevant business functions in Group Technology. The function also builds re-usable assets that cater to the IT needs of Enterprise Business Units in a number of Vodafone Local Markets.

Joining us as a Technical Architect – Channels, you can be part of our empowering terminals function. The Future is exciting. Ready?”

Your Role:

To support key strategic growth areas, Enterprise IT require a highly capable and experienced Technical Architect to support the definition of the vision and the roadmap strategy for Enterprise Channels capability. You will be responsible for leading the solution definition in conjunction with the business.

Impact of the business:
  • Act as an  IT representative for the business, for all Enterprise IT Domain processes and IT systems.
  • Lead effort to identify and analyse business drivers to derive business information, technical, and solution based requirements,
  • To analyse IT industry and market trends to determine potential impact upon the Enterprise division
  • Develop overall architecture approach for all layers of a solution. (Conceptual and logical architecture specifications).
  • Lead vendor selection with VPC, domain leads, architecture, operations, and finance.
  • Working collaboratively with central and local Technology stakeholders to ensure that the right technology infrastructure are in place to support the central and local delivery and operations
With us you will:
  • Act as IT representative towards business and business representative towards IT for all Enterprise IT Domain processes and IT systems.
  • Lead effort to identify and analyze business drivers to derive business, information, technical, and solution requirements and to analyse IT industry and market trends and determine potential impact upon Enterprise.
  • Develop overall architecture approach for all layers of a solution. (Conceptual and logical architecture specifications).
  • Support business case definition with business and finance.
  • Lead vendor and SI selection with VPC, domain leads, architecture, operations, and finance.
What you can expect from us:
  • Giving you a platform to drive innovation agenda in IT Domain process and systems together with SW providers, Business and Sis.
  • Allowing you to maximise the usage of technology in order to simplify systems and processes and ultimately drive efficiency in Enterprise to enable business growth.
  • Serving as an architecture conduit for external requests and queries, and provide education
Apply if you have:
  • understanding of Enterprise processes.
  • Has proficient experience in IT strategy definition and applications solution
  • Extended knowledge of the most relevant SW components and vendors in Multi-channel/Omni-channel platforms and technologies including CMS/ Portal/ Knowledge management and search technologies
  • Is a recognised expert in Technical and Infrastructure Architecture of Telco Channel capabilities.

Experience of Quality Assurance Monitoring and Continuous Improvement.

We’re happy if you: <<Cover experience and qualifications here>>
  • Academic:  BSc or BEng as minimum and MSc or MBA (preferred)
  • Technology:  Liferay, Elastic, React, micro-services, TOGAF, Telco Processes and Operations:  NGOSS, Channels domain
  • Industry/Customer/Product: Enterprise products
  • Professional Business Architecture and Analysis
Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent benefits programme that you would expect from any global company. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us on

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